Spankings ban thrashed by Colorado GOP, expulsions ban still enrolled with Democrats

Author: Joey Bunch - March 14, 2017 - Updated: March 14, 2017

Two bills aimed at unruly students got different grades Monday. House Bill 1038 to ban school spankings died in a Republican-led Senate committee. House Bill 1210 to ban expelling or suspending children in second grade or younger passed a Democrat-led House committee. The spankings ban died in the Senate Judiciary Committee, 3-2, on a party line vote. The […]

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Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch

Joey Bunch is the senior political correspondent for Colorado Politics. He has a 31-year career in journalism, including the last 15 in Colorado. He was part of the Denver Post team that won the Pulitzer Prize in 2013 and is a two-time Pulitzer finalist. His resume includes covering high school sports, the environment, the casino industry and civil rights in the South, as well as a short stint at CNN.